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The Tin Fish

910 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, CA 91932-2402
+1 619-628-8414
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“coleslaw” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“clam chowder” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
910 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, CA 91932-2402
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All fried, some overdone. Not sure how the ratings are so high for this place. Would not return.. Not at all impressed.

Thank Ronnie P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I believe the dining experience here is amplified by the experience of dining out over the ocean with a fresh breeze. It's a laid back jointwith good quick bite seafood fare. Get a fish sandwich and gave a beer on a warm, sunny day.

Thank TheAmazingRain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little old-school style beach eatery is located in a wonderful position at the very end of iconic Imperial Beach pier. Beautiful views all around. Beautiful walk down the pier past all the locals fishing off the pier. You order at the counter and then...More

2  Thank misty_bee_Wyo
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I had the swordfish taco. It was quite tasty. We also had sliders, fish and chips, clam chowder, and onion rings. It was all good. As an added bonus we were tested to a fantastic sunset.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This restaurant is a nice change from the sports bars and breweries that are also in the area. The great thing is that they're on the end of the long pier, so you're eating on top of the Pacific Ocean! The food could just be...More

Thank Envirotraveller_59
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This restaurant is at the very end of the pier. So the view is beautiful. I was expecting more of a fancy restaurant, this is NOT fancy! It is more of a carry-out sit at a picnic table kind of place. We did sit inside...More

Thank alicia c
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Took visiting relatives out for a walk on the pier and had a snack inside. The bathroom was surprisingly clean. The food portions were larger than I was expecting and the half fish & chips was delicious. The fish taco was HUGE also and tasted...More

Thank ZaidaMac
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the food for years but the restaurant sold. The food is still good but last week we ate there and they were playing vile rap music with foul language. Others our older age we're upset as well. Our children and grandchildren loved this restaurant...More

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Went on a lovely windy day in late January. No crowds. Perfect place for a beer and an excellent fish sandwich with an interesting cabbage salad side. Just us and the pigeons, who do have the run of the place. Don't know if it would...More

Thank Inese F
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great views and fisher watching. Food is just ok and I guess if you want anything "fish" you need to get there early-otherwise everything sold out

Thank Kym K
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Mary N
Why are they always closed in December? sad.
16 June 2016|
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Response from 610travelgal | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I called the IB Tin Fish (619.628.8414) and the woman said they are closed Thanksgiving, 4th of July, and rainy days. She was sorry you were disappointed. They are not closed for December. Not often but we find them... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, CA 91932-2402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Imperial Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-628-8414
  • E-mail